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Healthcare, Exercise and your Health

November 30, 2016

The concept of tracking your fitness with wearable technology is not new but the rate at which activity trackers are being worn by school children, is. And it’s causing quite a range of reactions. 

In the UK, a mother withdrew her child from...

November 29, 2016

If you had a choice, would you exercise really hard for one minute or moderately for 45 minutes? 

Pressed for time, you probably picked the first option . According to a recent study, the two options — high-intensity interval training (HIIT)...

November 28, 2016

Driven by faster internet connections, ubiquitous smartphones and changing insurance standards, more health providers are turning to electronic communications to do their jobs—and it’s upending the delivery of health care. 

Doctors are linki...

November 27, 2016

Humans love music, especially when there’s repetition that catches the attention. And even though many people listen to music to relax, the brain is doing a lot of work to break apart and understand the music before putting it all together...

In the face of holiday stress, better breathing reduces physical tension, promotes mindfulness, and helps us rest. 

Despite the myriad joys the season brings, it can be a stressful time for many of us. Between shopping, cooking, travel, part...

November 23, 2016

If you habitually experience insomnia, exercise can help you sleep better, a new study found. But it can take up to four months before you see results, and you may sleep worse on days you exercise.

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November 22, 2016

If you play well with others, then it might be time to get tough. Friendly social support makes you work out less often, while cutthroat competition is the key to motivating yourself to get to the gym. 

So finds a new study publish...

November 20, 2016

The brain you had at birth was the best little brain you’ll ever have. The one you’ve got now? Think of a Commodore 64—with no expansion slots. 

That, at least, has been the conventional thinking, and in some ways it’s right. Our brains are...

November 19, 2016

A stitch in medical terms is known as “exercise-related transient abdominal pain”. People often describe it as a sharp or stabbing pain, or sometimes cramping, aching or pulling in the side, just below the ribs. Some people can overcome the...

November 18, 2016

Diabetes is a chronic condition that is becoming increasingly common in Australia. While type 1 diabetes is usually diagnosed in childhood, a lifelong auto-immune disease believed to be caused by an interaction of genetic and environmental...

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Tap your holiday stress-busting super power: Breathing

November 25, 2016

In the face of holiday stress, better breathing reduces physical tension, promotes mindfulness, and helps us rest. 

Despite the myriad joys the season...

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